Albert Bierstadt

Albert Bierstadt
Albert Bierstadt, was born in Germany, in Solingen. He was alone about two years old when his family went from Europe to Massachusetts. By 1853 he given to Germany to take in Dusseldorf, where he complicated his technical abilities by painting Alpine landscape paintings. After he returned to America in 1857, he joined an overland view expedition which allowed him to travel westerly across the country. Along the route, he took myriad photographs and made sketches of the majestic mountain runs and dramatic rock formations which gone the studies for his massive canvasses painted in his New York studio. In December 1857 the Boston Athenaeum bought one of his works, The Portico of Octavia Rome, thus assuring his career. Bierstadt incessantly idolized mountains, and he visited the White Mountains before he left for Dusseldorf, for his signature seems in the cross-file on top of Mount Washington on August 11, 1852. He established at individual times from 1858 to 1886. Sometime in 1859 or 1860, Bierstadt inspected New Hampshire with his brother, Edward, working in the then new done of photography. He stayed at the Conway House in Conway, naming himself as "A. Bierstadt, New York," on September 13, 1862. He also spent significant time at the Glen House in 1869 patch at work on Emerald Pool, which he seen his cleanest work.

He showed at the Boston Athenaeum from 1859 to 1864. From 1861 to 1879 at the Brooklyn Art Association. From 1873 to 1880 at the Boston Art Club. He became a member of the National Academy of Design from 1860 to 1902. He observed a studio in the 10th Street Studio Building, New York City from 1861 to 1879. He was a member of the Century Association from 1862 to 1902. The artist's rugged, glamourise landscapes of the West, finished on a grand scale with an abundance of detail and dramatic lighting, fascinated the imagination of 19th-century art gatherers and their interest slung Bierstadt to the top of the American art market. His paintings got record prices and in his lifetime, Bierstadt enjoyed tremendous success and recognition. Bierstadt became internationally renowned for his beautiful and big paintings of the newly ready American westerly, and his works got their way into public and private collections at tremendously high prices for his time. His popularity and wealth rose to great heights only to fleet as the interest in the Boston School and impressionism turned national discernment away from his highly particular landscapes suffused with golden light.

In 1867 he wed, and he and his new bride broken to London. There he met with Queen Victoria. His wife, Rosalie, taken to live in a warm climate for health grounds, so the couple lived in Nassau, and Bierstadt began to paint the tropical zone of Nassau as a result of his sticks there. He died on the spur of the moment in 1902 and people seemed to draw a blank his work until the 1960's. People got more interested in saving the national lands of the USA, and his paintings begun to be shown once again. Nonetheless, his paintings remain frequent. He was a fat artist, having completed over 500 (perchance as many as 4000) paintings during his lifetime, most of which have gone. Many are broken through museums around the United States. Prints are available commercially for numerous. Original paintings themselves do on occasion come up for sale, at ever progressive prices.

Albert Bierstadt Artwork

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